Migrant Workers' Rights

28 October 2020 13:27

BWI releases paper on Europe’s migration flow

 

As part of its contribution in analysing the migration flow in Europe before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, BWI released a discussion paper to identify the main migration trends in the region which would serve as guideposts for trade unions to pursue better policies to protect migrant workers’ rights.Read more...


11 September 2020 02:48


In another example of working class solidarity and cooperation, BWI’s trade union affiliates in India and Romania joined hands in working with authorities to help Indian migrant workers, who were reportedly stranded in the European state.
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20 July 2020 04:19

It is with a heavy heart that BWI announces the passing of Pusuluri Narayana Swami, President of the Palamoori Migrant Labour Union (PMLU) on 18 July 2020 in his native State, Telangana. Swami died as a result of a cardiac arrest. Read more...


22 June 2020 03:11

BWI strongly condemned the kidnapping, detention and abuse of a large group of Egyptian migrant workers reportedly in the hands of militias allied with Libya’s UN-recognised administration. Read more...


18 December 2019 13:34

Statement on International Migrants’ DayRead more...


10 December 2019 17:46

Serbia: Indian migrant workers face exploitation working on Corridor 11Read more...


30 September 2019 13:27

BWI’s global migration campaign and, in particular, its implementation in Asia is featured in a new book written by Michele Ford, Professor of Southeast Asian Studies and Director of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre of the University of Sydney .Read more...


02 March 2019 15:11

On 25 February BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson met with the New Zealand Labour and Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway in Wellington, discussing proposals to strengthen labour and immigration laws, particularly in light of growing demand for construction and wood sector workers to address the country’s housing crisis.Read more...


26 February 2019 10:26

“Our experience in joining the Balikatan ng Manggagawa sa Konstruksyon sa Qatar (BMKQ) has given our confidence that we can also join union here in New Zealand,” said Anthony Laquihon former Secretary of BMKQ. Read more...